Ticks and tick-borne diseases: a One Health perspective.

@article{DantasTorres2012TicksAT,
  title={Ticks and tick-borne diseases: a One Health perspective.},
  author={Filipe Dantas-Torres and Bruno B. Chomel and Domenico Otranto},
  journal={Trends in parasitology},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 10},
  pages={437-46}
}
Tick-borne diseases are common occurrences in both the medical and veterinary clinical settings. In addition to the constraints related to their diagnosis and clinical management, the control and prevention of these diseases is often difficult, because it requires the disruption of a complex transmission chain, involving vertebrate hosts and ticks, which interact in a constantly changing environment. We provide a contemporary review of representative tick-borne diseases of humans and discuss… CONTINUE READING
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